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Prime Minister of Rakhine State, U Nyi Pu and  Vice President U Myint Swe give speeches to Rohingya IDPs at Thet Kay Pyin camp of Sittwe on Feb 17, 2017. (Photo - Saed / FB)   Rakhine State Investigation Commission led by Vice President U Myint Swe visited Thet Kay Pyin concentration of Sittwe and urged internally displaced persons (IDPs)…

Today, on 2.9.2016, at 9 AM, there was an accident between a soldier's bike and a Rohingya's bike at Thae Chaung junction of Sittwe. Though none of them injured, the soldier started beating the Rohingya. Meanwhile, another Rohingya rickshaw driver came and punched the soldier who beat his fellow Rohingya inhumanely. The soldier ran away to his camp, located Rakhine…

Prime Minister of Rakhine State, U Nyi Pu introducing Vice President U Henry Van Thio to Rohingya of Aung Mingalar Ghetto on July 15, 2016. (Photo - Ko Kyaw Swe)   Vice President of Myanmar, U Henry Van Thio visited Rakhine State on 14.7.2016 to investigate situation of flood victims and provide donations for the development of Rakhine State. Mr.…

Myanmar Army Commander-in-Chief Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing made the comments in his speech delivered to soldiers and their families at a military cantonment in the Arakan State capital of Sittwe, not to practice “extreme activities” “reestablish unity” “avoid discriminatory policies from colonial rulers" on 12.7.2016. Genocidal violence in Arakan State in 2012 and 2013 organized by Myanmar generals caused more…

An 800-year-old ancient mosque called “Sawduro Bor Masjid” taken on Jan 13th, 2011 in Sittwe.(Photo: Flickr / David Goetz)   (Sittwe, Myanmar) - Today, 7th Oct 2012, 300 Rakhine Buddhists attacked ancient central Mosque of Sittwe, Akyab, the biggest historical Mosque in Arakan State. First the Rakhine burned the Imam and Muazin houses which were located in the compound of…

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